The Niece by Georgina Cross

Tara and Beth have been estranged for over a decade when she’s notified of her older sister’s death in a suspicious fire at their childhood home. Tara is shocked to learn Beth named her as guardian of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Hannah, but is determined to make the best of it. Hannah has questions Tara is unable to answer, but of even greater concern are the threatening messages she started receiving shortly after her niece arrived. Someone seems to be targeting her family, and Tara is pretty sure she knows why. The question is… who? And why now?

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White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

The simplistic idea that racism is limited to individual intentional acts committed by unkind people is at the root of virtually all white defensiveness on this topic.

Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility

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The New Couple by Alison James

I know we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I have a particular weakness when it comes to covers featuring the front door of a house. It’s just so enticing, isn’t it? Come inside, it seems to say, there’s so much for you to discover here. I simply can’t resist the temptation to find out what lies beyond that door… it’s an instant must-read for me. I can’t wait to cross over the threshold and step into the world the author has created!

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